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indgreg

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496 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: miter saw

ive got a 10 inch crastman miter saw. I need to know if anybody has simple way to adjust the back fence? its a 1 piece adjustible fence on the back with allen screws . when i get 1 side straight the other side is off.Its driving me nuts lol. thanks for any imput

-- greg indiana


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#1 posted 496 days ago

Since I don’t know what yours looks like exactly, this may or may not help. What I do with my POS Delta with a one-piece “crescent moon” connector, which isn’t straight is:
Get one side square to the blade at miter setting zero, crank down on the two mounting bolts that hold down that side, then go to the other side and set that side square, then crank down on those. I’m actually bending the fence when I set the second side, but given my feelings toward this particular tool, it actually feels pretty good!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#2 posted 496 days ago

ya thats what mine looks like a cresent will try it that way thanks for info

-- greg indiana

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#3 posted 496 days ago

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#4 posted 496 days ago

keep at it …you,ll get it …

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